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Unique ID: CAM-39D549
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published
A worn silver penny of Edward VI (1547-53), posthumously in the name of Henry VIII (North 1883), minted at London. Ref: North 1991: 120.
There is a small part of the coin missing, at 5 o'clock on the reverse, removing the top half of the inscription over a distance of c.3mm.
Obverse: facing bust of Henry VIII; H D G.ROS[A] SINE.SPINE.
Reverse: royal shield; CIVI/TAS/LON/DON. Roman lettering.
Die axis: 12 o'clock. Weight: 0.53g, diameter: 15.5mm, thickness: 0.9mm thinning to 0.4mm.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 0.53 g
Diameter: 15.5 mm
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Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Edward VI, in the name of Henry VIII, 1547-1551 (N 1883 - 1888)
Obverse description: Facing bust of Henry VIII.
Obverse inscription: H D G.ROS[A] SINE.SPINE
Reverse description: Royal shield.
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
4 Figure: TL1396
Four figure Latitude: 52.55012701
Four figure longitude: -0.3348965
1:25K map: TL1396
1:10K map: TL19NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.
|Author||Publication Year||Title||Publication Place||Publisher||Pages||Reference|
|North, J.J.||1991||English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662||London||Spink and Son Ltd|